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What to Watch on Monday: Pity the fools on the new ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Kym Johnson, left, with Mr. T on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
Kym Johnson, left, with Mr. T on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” ABC

Dancing with the Stars (8 p.m., ABC) – Season 24 begins and the celebrity dancers include Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, cuchi-cuchi star Charo, former SNL comedian Chris Kattan, the one and only Mr. T, former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan and professional “Bachelor” Nick Viall.

Shake ‘Em On Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell (9 p.m., UNC-TV) – This Reel South documentary examines the influence of bluesman Fred McDowell and his North Mississippi style of blues.

Jane the Virgin (9 p.m., The CW) – Jane runs against Petra for Room Mom in an effort to be around more for Mateo.

The Bad Kids (10 p.m., Independent Lens) – In this Independent Lens documentary, California’s Black Rock Continuation High School provides education for students at risk of dropping out.

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